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Savour Veganuary: Your Flavourful Guide!

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Are you a seasoned vegan enthusiast or just starting to dip your toes into the world of plant-based dining? Either way, Midsummer Place is your haven for delightful vegan must-haves. Our team of experts at Midsummer Place are here to take you on the ultimate vegan experience through our food retailers, which have had a huge glow up on the Boulevard this year, welcoming 8 new food pods, offering a wide range of delicious cuisine from Pizza, Greek, Chinese, Lebanese, and more, whilst not forgetting our Café’s, Starbucks, LEON, Waterstones, and most recently Pret.

We also invited our VIP Family winner, Lydia Rooney, to Midsummer Place to explore the tantalisingly tasty vegan options available with her gorgeous family to share with you on our Veganuary guide and socials. Follow @rooneyadventures to see more.

Did you know around 14% of the UK population identified as either vegetarian or vegan in the UK, which is growing rapidly, so whether you are looking to try something new, or are vegan, this guide is for you, we just can’t promise you won’t be drooling at end of it.

Butterwick

Indulge in a tasty Treat with Butterwick this Veganuary.

You can pick from Biscoff Cupcakes, Old Skool Traybake, Angel Cake Traybake, Viennese Whirl, Homer Doughnut, Biscoff Doughnut and a chocolate sprinkle doughnut, to name a few!

Wow! Our taste buds don’t know what to pick first.

Kokoro

KOKORO offers a Korean Japanese food infusion. They say the key to their success is very simple, keep the food tasty, fresh, and healthy. KOKORO in Japanese translates to heart, mind and soul and these are what KORORO believe are the most important ingredients to the food they make.

Enjoy a wide range of tasty food from KOKORO Vegetable Gyoza, KOKORO Spicy Tofu, KOKORO Tofu Katsu Curry, KOKORO Vegetable Yakisoba and more. Discover even more Vegan delights at Kokoro today.

Starbucks

Enjoy a wide variety of Vegan food from Starbucks this Veganuary. From plant-based breakfast wraps to sandwiches, bakery treats and chocolate and snacks.

Some of their menu highlights are the Peach & Raspberry Overnight, Spinach & Pea Falafel Wrap, and a Banana Caramel Muffin – delicious!

Let’s not forget Starbucks drinks, offering a wide variety of hot and cold drinks, from Coffee, or a refreshing Strawberry Acai, and of course Frappuccino’s – and Starbucks' syrups and toppings are vegan-friendly. The Classic, Vanilla, Caramel, and Hazelnut syrups are typically plant-based.

Leon

LEON is known for offering a variety of plant-based options, making it a popular choice among vegans and those looking for healthier, more sustainable food choices. From Vegan Burgers and Seasonal and Rotating Menus,

LEON offers a wide range of Vegan options, like the Sunshine Squash Salad. Discover the power of plants and more in store today.

LEON also offers milk alternatives for their hot drinks.

Leon cookbook

Get inspired with the LEON Fast Vegan cookbook.

Pick up in store and find an array of delightful recipes to cook at home for friends and family.

Waterstone book

Waterstones have a huge offering of Vegan cookbooks just waiting to be discovered. Many traditional recipes can be easily adapted to be vegan by using plant-based alternatives, so dive in today, your taste buds will thank you.

Pret vegan

Pret offer a wide selection of Vegan dishes. From Meatless Meatball Wraps to Vegan Chilli Enchilada’s, there are plenty of plant-based power to fuel you through your day.

Pret has been actively expanding its vegan offerings to cater to the growing demand for plant-based options, from Vegan friendly meals, Plant-Based Milk and Seasonal Variations.

Vibe

Vibe Juice is full of natural, fresh and vegan options of juices. Indulge in Carrot & Apple, or Watermelon, and so much more.

Drinking vegan smoothies can offer a variety of health benefits due to the nutrient-rich ingredients typically used in plant-based smoothie recipes. Smoothies offer increased fibre intake, to an antioxidant boost, and are extremely hydrating. It’s a yes from us!

Panda woo

Head to Pando Woo for a delicious taste of China.

Pick up Vegan Mushroom Bao Buns, along with tasty mushroom noodles, and Vegetable Spring Rolls.

How delicious do these Boa buns look!

Pizza nero


Enjoy a taste of Italy with Pizza Nero and a delicious Vegan pizza. Choose from the Vegan Vegetarian, the Nero Verde or the Marinara.

Bellisimo!

Leb

The Lebanese Grill House offers plenty of delicious vegan options.

Pick from a tasty falafel wrap or salad dishes of Tabouleh, Fattoush salad or an Oriental Tahini Salad.

We hope our vegan guide has given you food for thought, and you enjoyed reading it, as much as we enjoyed tasting it all, we mean, writing it all. By opting for plant-based alternatives, we actively contribute to reducing environmental impact, promoting animal welfare, and embracing a healthier future for both us and the planet.

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